From Kiev, Full-Day Chernobyl and Prypiat Tour with Guide

Day Trips & Excursions in Ukraine

Image by viator

4.7 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

You are welcome to join one-full-day Chernobyl  and Pripyat tour, during which you will spend maximum time inside of the Zone and see all of the possible locations. Professional and friendly guides. Exclusive routes. An open-eye experience.
You are welcome to join our scheduled 1-day trip, during which you will see: (There can be some changes due to weather conditions!) - Dytyatky checkpoint, an official entrance to the Exclusion zone; - The village of Zalissya with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna; - A bypass road to the NPP around the town of Chernobyl, built a month after the accident to facilitate the traffic of military vehicles; - An almost fully buried village of Kopachi with a remaining kindergarten; - A decontaminated Red Forest at place of the first and worst radioactive fall-out; - The town of Pripyat populated by 50 thousand people before the evacuation;- The hospital receiving the fire fighters and NPP workers, badly affected by the accident; - A river port and the most prestigious Pripyat café at the embankment; - A town hall – the first headquarters for mitigation of the accident consequences;- Polissya hotel, a correction point for helicopters dropping lead bags over the 4th reactor ruins;- Energetic Palace of culture, the main recreational site for the Prypyat youth;- Ferris wheel in the amusement park which was never open;- A fire station, the crew were the second to extinguish fire at the NPP at night of the disaster on April 26, 1986; - Chernobyl NPP: - The Sarcophagus and the New Safe Confinement ("Arch") – an observation point at a 300 m distance; - A fire station at the NPP, the crew arrived the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after explosion, - A NPP cooling pond (feeding giant catfish – depending on the season); - Cooling towers of the Chernobyl NPP 3rd generation; - The secret soviet object Chernobyl-2 (radar "DUGA-1"). Giant radar antenna "DUGA-1", secret town of Chernobyl-2 which provided the efficiency of antennas and horizon tracking of the launching of ballistic missiles. - The town of Chernobyl. - Ecologically-clean dinner in a Chernobyl state canteen for the Exclusion zone workers (vegetarian meal available upon request).Tour includes: all formal permissions, comfortable auto transportation Kiev-Zone-Kiev (air conditioning, viewing a selection of documentary films on the route), professional English-speaking guide (or guide plus interpreter), maximally permitted time of stay in the Zone (leaving Kiev at 8.00 a.m., arriving back at 7.30 - 8.30 p.m.), extended program of the visit, teaching skills of radiation survival, compulsory insurance, route map and personal certificate about visit to the Chernobyl zone.

What’s included

  • Dosimeter
  • Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Bus transportation
  • Local taxes
  • Compulsory insurance

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Dinner included
  • All-inclusive tour